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'Jumping genes' contribute to the uniqueness of individual brains
...uldn't want that added element of individuality in your
heart," he adds. Precursor cells in the embryonic brain, which mature into neurons, look and act more or less the same. Yet, these precursors ultimately give rise to a panoply of nerve cells that are enormously diverse in form and function and toget...
Pioneering research on ALS muscle disease rewarded
...tion and its members are extremely appreciative of your
dedication, and we hope that this gift can help accelerate the VEGF procedure and thus encourage patients to carry on with hope.' For the moment, the contribution amounts to 3000 - but the Association is planning additional actions, beyond the collec...
Purdue scientists may have found key to halting spinal cord damage
...rtainly wise to have plenty of them circulating in your
bloodstream," he said. "The trouble is that when free radicals start attacking tissue, it happens in a tiny fraction of a second, after which they are gone. But the acrolein that these attacks release survives in our bodies much longer, for several d...
New chem-bio sensors offer simultaneous monitoring
... may mean that the structure and activity level of your
sample has changed and you're not looking at the same condition of your
sample anymore." Using an AFM as the base, researchers added micro and nano-electrodes into the tip...
Shark attack worries? Driving to the beach is more deadly
... adds. "Most people are safe at the beach. To put your
mind at ease, go to a beach that has lifeguards. They should be looking for possible sharks. "Shark attacks are like airplane crashes," he notes. "The vast majority of airplane trips are safe, but when a crash occurs, it gets big headlines. If yo...
Viagra shows potential vasopressin-independent cGMP signaling in certain diabetes
BETHESDA, Md. (June 29, 2005) Normally your
kidneys filter about 50 gallons of blood a day, re...o urine. When you exercise or don't take in water, your
blood "thickens" and instead of removing water, the kidney reverses the process, pulls in water from...
Unlike other mammals, newborn dolphins and orcas stay active 24/7 during first months of development
If you thought the sleep-deprived months with your
newborn were tough, pity the poor mother dolphin or killer whale. Reporting in the June 30 edition of the peer-reviewed journal Nature, UCLA/Veterans Affairs neuroscientists report a developmental pattern in bottlenose dolphins and killer whales that...
Scripps research scientists discover new key to pulmonary edema in respiratory distress syndrome
... the body. With each breath you take, air flows in your
mouth or through your
nasal passageways and down your
throat. It goes past the epiglottis, the flap that keeps the food an...
ASM to host 45th ICAAC in New Orleans
...te you based on a limited supply. Please note for your
calendar that the press room will be open for registration from 12 to 5 on Tuesday, September 20th and sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday. An opening press briefing has been tentatively scheduled for 12:00 on September 21st. I hope to see yo...
Enzyme affects hypertension by controlling salt levels in body
...ave shown that if you are taking diuretics and let your
potassium level fall, the diuretics are not as effective," Dr. Huang said. "But if you take diuretics and you supplement with potassium, you can lower blood pressure more effectively."Dr. Huang and his research group currently are conducting studies ...
Did humans cause ecosystem collapse in ancient Australia?
... findings by analyzing ancient wombat teeth. "What your
mother told you is true: You are what you eat," stated co-author of the study Marilyn Fogel of Carnegie. "Eggshells and teeth both contain evidence of these animals' diets in different forms of carbon. All three animals were plant eaters. Different t...
USP Annual Scientific Meeting
...work for you. The USP Annual Scientific Meeting is your
opportunity to directly contribute to USP's standards-setting processes. Through interaction with USP's scientific staff and Council of Experts, you will help establish standards-setting priorities for the organization and help shape the quality req...
cup of coffee suffering from fertility problems? If you're drinking the instant variety it may very well be! The Robusta crop (Coffea canephora), which is the main variety for producing instant coffee, suffers from 'self-incompatibility' so can't pol...
Helping in a selfish world
...dea of kin selection. Help to relatives (who share your
genes) makes sense if it means your
relative will have more children who will carry your
genes into the next generation. Therefore, rel...
Naturally occurring asbestos linked to lung cancer
...e important. "We showed that breathing asbestos in your
community is not magically different from breathin...n the community. But the more you can do to reduce your
personal exposure, the safer you will be." While the overall mesothelioma rate was about one case p...
Salivating aphids and dynamic proteins
...ts fluids from leaking out of the plant (otherwise your
plants would 'bleed' to death when you mow your
lawn!). Aphids overcome this blockage by injecting their saliva into the plant. The forisome's sha...
Oxytocin raises aggression, cuts anxiety during lactation; similar effects on virgin rats
...eed to attack a bigger animal, you also must lower your
level of anxiety." Next, Neumann and her research team tested what effect direct OT insertion into the brain of virgin female rats would have. They found that "driving up-regulation of OT receptor binding in the central amygdala, using adeno-associ...
Stories of descent: Deep genealogy
...alth, genetics, race, and ethnicity. Please bring your
family tree or other genealogical information. Event admission is $10.00. Featuring state-of-the-art, interactive exhibits targeted to students and adults, the museum helps translate the studies conducted by the National Academies into accessible, e...
Prevalence of infection in a population can shape parasite virulence
...to, at least, you stand a better chance of getting your
wings and leaving the natal lagoon if more of your
larval neighbors are infected too. To study the interplay between parasitism and intraspecific c...
Researchers figure out how hearts fail
...icult one. If you're diagnosed with heart failure, your
five-year prognosis isn't that good. There's a high likelihood of mortality. So there's a major push to find new approaches to treat heart failure," Lopaschuk said. "Heart failure is not a situation where the heart completely fails, it is a condition...
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